Sagittarius Birthstone Characteristics

By Denise on April 11, 2014, 12265 views

The birthstone for Sagittarius is the Turquoise. 

A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a certain month of birth or in this case, a certain zodiac sign. Gemstones are precious or semi precious stones, also called jewels. These are pieces of mineral that are cut and polished in various shapes and are then used in different valuable jewelry or other objects. A gemstone is more valuable as it is harder to find or difficult to prepare.

Beside the aspect, most gemstones are also considered to have a certain influence on the wearer. They can attract a certain type of energy, enhance the personality of the wearer or protect him from negative influences. Some gemstones are also said to be beneficial in health matters.

The Turquoise symbolizes achievement and glory. It is thought to open the channels of power, communication and wealth. This was called the stone of heaven.

Turquoise influence: This precious material is the symbol of achievement and good fortune. It is said to focus positive energies on the completion of important tasks and on easing communication between more than two people.

Turquoise health benefits: This is one of the birthstones openly recognized for its healing properties. It helps treat respiratory infections, asthma and even depression.

Turquoise facts: Ancient Egyptians considered this a stone of life. Its name comes from the French expression Pierre tourques. This is one of the gemstones that is quite plentiful and available in a wide range of sizes.

Gregorian Birthstone Poem mentioning Turquoise:

If cold December gave you birth,

The month of snow and ice and mirth,

Place on your hand a turquoise blue;

Success will bless whatever you do

Turquoise colors: This gemstone comes in all kind of blue-green shades.

Turquoise jewelry: It is recommended to use Turquoise for rings, pendants, necklaces and earrings.

Other Sagittarius gemstones:

Quartz- symbol of purity and clarity.

Topaz- symbol of friendship.

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